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 for ado
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ado \A*do"\ ([.a]*d[=oo]"), (1) v. inf., (2) n. [OE. at do,
     northern form for to do. Cf. Affair.]
     1. To do; in doing; as, there is nothing ado. "What is here
        ado?" --J. Newton.
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     2. Doing; trouble; difficulty; troublesome business; fuss;
        bustle; as, to make a great ado about trifles.
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              With much ado, he partly kept awake.  --Dryden.
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              Let's follow to see the end of this ado. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a rapid active commotion [syn: bustle, hustle,
           flurry, ado, fuss, stir]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  97 Moby Thesaurus words for "ado":
     agitation, annoyance, anxiety, besetment, bother, botheration,
     brawl, broil, brouhaha, burst, bustle, can of worms, commotion,
     confusion, disadvantage, disturbance, donnybrook, donnybrook fair,
     dustup, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, effort,
     embroilment, evil, exertion, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation,
     fidgetiness, fit, flap, flurry, fluster, flutter, flutteriness,
     foofaraw, fracas, free-for-all, fume, furore, fuss, fussiness,
     great ado, hassle, headache, helter-skelter, hubbub, hullabaloo,
     hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, inconvenience, maelstrom, matter,
     melee, pains, peck of troubles, pell-mell, perturbation, pother,
     problem, racket, rampage, restlessness, riot, rough-and-tumble,
     roughhouse, row, ruckus, ruction, ruffle, rumpus, scramble,
     sea of troubles, shindy, spasm, spurt, stew, stir, sweat, swirl,
     swirling, to-do, trouble, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, unquiet,
     uproar, vortex, whirl, whirlpool, whirlwind, worry, yeastiness

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         ActiveX Data Objects (ASP, ODBC, MS, IIS)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  ActiveX Data Objects
      (ADO) Microsoft's
     library for accessing data sources through OLE DB.
     Typically it is used to query or modify data stored in a
     relational database.

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